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FD&C Dye Kit

FD&C Dye Kit

Our FD&C Dye Kit: Perfect for science teachers.

FD&C Dye KitHigh school and college/university science teachers use our FD&C Dye Kit to prepare known solutions of the seven Food and Drug Administration-approved food dyes so students can conduct the experiment "Separating and Identifying Food Dyes by Paper Chromatography."

Each FD&C Dye Kit contains:

  • Two grams of each of the seven FD&C dyes (blue 1, blue 2, red 3, red 40, yellow 5, yellow 6, and green 3) in pure crystalline, water-soluble form. The dyes come in handy plastic vials with snap caps.
  • Enough dyes for 1,000 students to perform the experiments (dyes for lab use only).

To conduct the experiment, order copies of ANAL 492, 'Separating and Identifying Food Dyes by Paper Chromatography' or ANAL 620, 'Separating and Identifying Food Dyes Using Chromatography' from:

Cengage Learning
Chemical Education Resources
800.543.0487, x 1308

Each kit is $25 (plus $5 shipping and handling).

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